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Bell-Buoy Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, , Soups
536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-2581
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 681 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were passing thru Baddeck and actually chose this place without looking at the reviews, something we don't do very often. But, we made a great choice. We stopped for lunch, sure not cheap but reasonable. The one thing I do remember was the stuffed...More

Thank WVTim
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We went here because the tour guide recommended it for gluten free non seafood options. The waitress went over what was gluten free and the kitchen adjusted my meal for all my intolerances. A classy place with a great view.

Thank Star111980
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Visited this restaurant because of it's location and menu. The waiter who served us clearly did not want to be there, we suspect he was drafted in to help with a large coach party who arrived shortly after us. One of the starters slid off...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We entered to see the menu. Immediately someone came to help us. When he found we were vegetarians, he gave us the vegetarian menu. There was a greats atmosphere. A guitarist was playing some soft music. He was very good. The restaurant was well decorated...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 18 October 2017

in general we found the food on Cape Breton was not as good as in the rest of Nova Scotia, but this place was a cut below what one would expect of a fresh seafood place. I had seafood cassarole and my husband had seafood...More

Thank cookpias
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Not too busy when we arrived and only waited a minute or so to be seated. Staff numbers seemed OK but had to wait about 10 minutes for menus, etc. Server seemed disinterested. Not great. Highlights were the scallops St Jacques - nicely presented and...More

Thank Wilton2
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Wonderful service, lots of choice on the menu and a nice view overlooking the lake. The service was good and during the Celtic Colours they had a duo singing during the dinner hours.

Thank RosemaryRowntree
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Visited this restaurant because it was one of the only ones open due to the end of tourist season. Service was good. It was a packed restaurant. One thing I would comment on is that I wish they had told us they ran out of...More

Thank iyeh
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Hands down the worst dining experience we have had, for the first time ever we walked out! The only saving grace was a hard working and friendly bus boy, everything else was a disaster. It was less then half full and we waited 10 minutes...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

After driving the Cabot trail and stopping in some cute and inviting little spots we stayed our last night in baddeck. This was the first place we pick to go for dinner. We arrived and the host tried to get the attention of a waiter...More

Thank nancy m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: +1 902-295-2581
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